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      05-30-2008, 11:07 AM   #1
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Tint drying time

How long did you guys wait for the tint to try before opening your windows?
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      05-30-2008, 11:41 AM   #2
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Personally I waited about 72 hours, the tint shop gave me some bright fluorescent green stickers (something to the effect of, "do not roll down" was printed on them) to cover the driver side/passenger side window buttons. The stickers helped a great deal as a reminder for myself and passengers in my car.

On a side note, I'm not too happy with the dot matrix on the rear window so I am going back for a touch-up next week (it has been about 2.5 weeks since the tint job)
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      05-30-2008, 12:39 PM   #3
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if the cars out in the sun 2 days is fine..

3 days if it doesn't see much sun...
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      06-02-2008, 03:58 PM   #4
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It depends on where you got the tint done and what kind of film was used. I had my previous car tinted at a local shop and all the windows were ready to be rolled up and down the same day (they baked the film onto the glass). Regardless, the shop usually tells you how long until you can roll them up/down.
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      06-04-2008, 01:12 AM   #5
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2 days in the sun and you're good to go.

No problems at all with the "dots" surrounding the windows. Black Diamond Tint in Santa Clarita is top notch - the best around.

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